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SI PLAYERS NHL POLL
Edited by Kostya Kennedy
February 06, 2006
Which country will win the Olympic gold medal in hockey?
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February 06, 2006

Si Players Nhl Poll

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Which country will win the Olympic gold medal in hockey?

Czech Republic 35%

Canada 27%

Sweden 17%

Russia 6%

Finland 6%

FAST FACTS: Players were not allowed to vote for their own countries; about 59% of voters are Canadian.... The U.S. placed sixth, with 5%.... For SI's medal picks, see page 90.... Players from 29 NHL teams responded--only the Blackhawks refused to participate.

[ Based on a survey of 346 NHL players ] ? For an expanded version of the poll, go to SI.com/Players.

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